Category: News

Love Bags donation

On behalf of the Eupora Rotary Club, President Hays Burchfield presents a $300 check to School Psychologist Kayla Turner to benefit the Love Bags program for less fortunate children in the Webster County Schools. Food, hygiene and personal care items…

Healthy eating topic at Maben SRP

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library A special thanks to Pam Awad, Extension Family Nutrition Program educator, for filling in at the Maben Public Library’s Summer Reading Program on June 21. She was supposed to come on July 5…

NMMC air base

North Mississippi Medical Center and Air Methods had the grand opening of their new air medical base at George M. Bryan Airport in Starkville on May 25. Those attending include Todd Shettles, assistant director of Ambulance Services at NMMC; Wes Sigler,…

Local home health provider recognized

From Press Reports The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System has recognized Mississippi HomeCare of Eupora with a 4-star rating in patient satisfaction. According to the data, the Eupora home health provider achieved the highest rating possible in…

Yates among HCC graduates

Hinds Community College graduated nearly 1,200 over the three days of ceremonies on May 12, 13 and 15, with more than 800 participating in one of the ceremonies. Those graduates received more than 1,500 certificates and degrees since some graduates…

NNH Week

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Long Term Care celebrated National Nursing Home Week in May with a number of activities for its residents. This year’s theme for National Nursing Home Week is “It’s a Small World with a Big Heart.” National…

Whitlock awarded GRI designation

From Press Reports Mississippi REALTORS is pleased to announce that one of its members, Joshua G. “Josh” Whitlock of Eupora, has completed the final course of the Mississippi REALTOR Institute. By successfully completing all REALTOR Institute courses, a student is…

Swimming safety tips keep summer fun

By Alexandra Woolbright MSU Extension Service The Early Years Network STARKVILLE, Miss. — During the summer months, few activities are more appealing than a dip in the pool to escape the heat, but safety must be the top priority. According…

Proposed changes to nuisance animal regulations noted

From Press Reports The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved proposed rule changes to the General Regulation for the Taking of Nuisance Animals June 22. At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, to address safety, resource concerns, and…

Progress Times to be closed July 4

In observance of the 4th of July Holiday, the Webster Progress Times office will be closed Monday, July 4. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. Deadline for the upcoming Wednesday, July 6 edition of the Webster…